Successful performers realize that so much more goes into their success than just the primary material they study. As a dancer at any level, we must understand these supplemental subjects like nutrition, fitness, the mental game, and how they affect us on the dance floor. ConfiDance 360 was designed to develop the all-around dancer.
All courses have been selected to complement each other, thereby accelerating your learning. To ensure success, the best experts have been selected because of the work they have done in their fields. We fully believe that private dance training should make up the biggest percentage of your dance training. As such, ConfiDance 360 is designed to be a supplement to your existing ballroom dance training.
As the classes are designed to work together, a membership is the best and most cost effective way to experience all that ConfiDance 360 has to offer.
Performance-Level Dance Method
PDLM Building Blocks
Performance-Level Dance Method is a class created and taught by Michael Curtis. It is a series of interdependent exercises that build on one another. Dancers work on a series of progressively complex exercises to develop an ability to first connect with a partner, then access emotion, then finally to bring choices and response to choreography. The PLDM Core Fundamentals consists of ten exercises broken into 4 stages: The Connection, The Dialogue, The Emotional Character, and Telling the Story.
PLDM Choreography Breakdown
Performance Choices is a complement to PLDM Core Fundamentals. It is a class aimed at stimulating creativity in the dancer. A small amalgamation will be assigned for homework. The dancer will take this home and learn the choreography. They then will apply style and emotional choices. Each dancer will perform this during the following class with feedback given. This will instill better preparation habits within each dancer.
Ballroom Dance Mastery Classes
Ballroom Dance Master Classes
Ballroom Master Classes is a class that will be taught by various top professionals. The emphasis will be on drills and exercises to elevate your understanding of the technical aspects of each category of dance.
Competitive Advice from Judges
Competitive Advice from Judges, In this class, we will invite judges to give you tips to perform better and get better results when competing.
The Ballroom Coach
Kristina Pfeffer brings bring the benefits of sport psychology to the ballroom dance world. Before becoming a performance coach Kristina was a professional Latin dancer competing nationally and internationally winning titles such as the Danish National Championship in Latin.
Nutritional Strategies for Ballroom Dancers
Improve your performance and stamina with the power of optimal sports nutrition. Kristen Arnold is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She also has a Master’s in Human Nutrition from The Ohio State University. Kristen has been working with amateur to professional athletes in a range of sports to enhance their performance through nutrition since 2014.
The Liberated Performer
Confidence is the key to winning competitions, performing your best, and enjoying your career. Those who master the mental side of performing actualize the thousands of hours they spend in the practice room because they can dance like themselves in pressure situations.
Why liberate performers? Studies have shown that performance anxiety affects all genders, all ages, and all levels of performers from children to long time professionals. However, the mental side of performing is barely addressed, yet it remains a vital ingredient in the formula for a successful career.
Coaches from Liberated Performer will help you learn the skills you need to thrive in performance situations and never let anxiety hold you back again.